Branksome West Demographics (Poole, England)

Branksome West is a ward in Poole of South West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Branksome West was 7,415 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Branksome West is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

88.1% of people living in Branksome West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% India.

94.8% of people living in Branksome West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Polish, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Branksome West is 56.0% Christian, 32.4% No religion, 1.5% Muslim, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 588 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.5% of people are married, 15.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 513 widowed people living in Branksome West.

The top occupations listed by people in Branksome West are Skilled trades 14.6%, Professional 14.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Elementary 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Administrative 8.5%.

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